Iced Coffee recipe

Coffee lovers its time for iced coffee ! Yep summer is here and what’s more refreshing than a chilled caffeine drink ? Here is my super simple recipe that you can make at home and no need to go out and buy expensive iced coffee anymore. Basically it’s cold coffee and all you need is coffee,…

Chai Ward

It’s February at last …2019 is moving … January did feel like a long pause didn’t it, but maybe we needed that … Anyway the month of love is here!! Yes February 14th is Saint Valentines Day, a day where you show your love and appreciation to your sweet heart. Box of chocolate and roses is…

Noomi Basra Juice

This is a very popular Iraqi Ramadan cold drink. Most Iraqi households would prepare this cold drink for the month of Ramadan because it quenches the thirst. After a long day of fasting you do need more than water to replenish your withering body ! Noomi Basra is excellent for digestive system, reducing headaches and…

3 Best cafés around the Eiffel Tower

Drum roll please…. It’s finally here! Ladies and gentlemen I give you the awaited café guide of Paris. The 3 best coffee shops around the Eiffel Tower. A KDP and Cups and Dishes joint venture bringing you the BEST cafés in the most attractive Parisian location. You all know and have read about how I have…

Terres de Café in Paris

Isn’t it wonderful when you stumble on something new and good by accident? Especially at the precise moment you ask for it? Walking on a very chilly Tuesday morning down Rue Rambuteau, I was muttering to myself how annoying it is that one of my favorite cafes that I passed doesn’t open before 10:00 (which…

O Coffeeshop

What used to be a two man team on a small wooden table with wheels serving excellent coffee and pastry as a POP-up coffee shop across paris, has now established itself firmly in the 15th arrondissement. A beautiful inviting warm café that opened earlier this year (2017) is bringing hot tasty coffee and delicious home…

Aloha Café

Step into the tropical paradise. Step into a warm welcoming sanctuary. Step into a secret hide out in Paris. Step into wholesome homemade food. Sep into frothy coffee served in pastel coloured ceramic cups. Step into Aloha Café. This has got to be one of my all time best cafes in Paris. I truly love…

Mocha Coffee avec Cardamon

Hello coffee lovers. How you doing?  Do you need that daily caffeine fix like me ? Do you need that 10 minutes of ‘me time’ with your hot cuppa ? I do. I make sure it’s one of my ‘self-care routine’ (see previous blog on self care) where I indulge in pure caffeine pleasure by myself…

Moroccan Mint Tea

Sitting outside a quiet café in Marrakesh with my little sister just after we had a simple breakfast. The sun shining down its warmth on us as we smile with our shades on and newly henna tattooed hands from the night before. We drink our sweet mint tea in pleasant silence, the one you get…

Ginger & Turmeric Tea

This winter weather is really playing havoc with my health at the moment. Thank god I am constantly drinking this tea. Because without it I think I would be hospitalised by now! Boiling these amazing healing anti-inflammatory medicinal super roots …. also know as ginger  & turmeric … is all you need to get you through…